Ty­phoon Dam­rey death toll at 106, 25 peo­ple miss­ing

Fiji Sun - - Asia News - Hanoi: Xin­hua

Ty­phoon Dam­rey has claimed 106 lives, left 25 peo­ple miss­ing and in­jured 197 oth­ers in Viet­nam’s cen­tral and cen­tral high­lands re­gions, the coun­try’s Cen­tral Steer­ing Com­mit­tee for Nat­u­ral Dis­as­ter Pre­ven­tion and Con­trol said on Fri­day morn­ing.

Dam­rey also de­stroyed over 2000 houses, dam­aged nearly 120,000 oth­ers, sank 1231 cargo and fish­ing ships and boats, and killed more than 43,300 fowls and cat­tle.

Viet­namese forces are still search­ing for miss­ing crew mem­bers af­ter eight ships sank in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province, as well as ready to cope with po­ten­tial oil spills.

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